Gov. Deval Patrick http://wamc.org en Gov. Patrick To Continue International Initiatives http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-continue-international-initiatives <p>Earlier this week, <a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/pressoffice/pressreleases/2014/0310-governor-patrick-announces-panama-mexico-trade-mission.html" target="_blank">Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced he and members of his administration will travel to Panama and Mexico from March 17 to March 22</a>. Patrick says the commonwealth’s energy, biotech and economic leaders will look to build upon and expand connections to South America.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 85625 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick To Continue International Initiatives Gov. Patrick Clears The Air On His Next Job http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-clears-air-his-next-job <p>During a trip to Pittsfield Tuesday, <a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick</a> cleared up reports saying he would consider running for higher office after finishing his second term as governor.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:33:11 +0000 Jim Levulis 85624 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick Clears The Air On His Next Job Gov. Patrick Touts Economic Growth And Opportunity In Berkshires http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-touts-economic-growth-and-opportunity-berkshires <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick</a> was in Pittsfield today to discuss the region’s economy and biotech industries.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:09:11 +0000 Jim Levulis 85620 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick Touts Economic Growth And Opportunity In Berkshires Gov. Patrick: Job Growth Strategy Working http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-job-growth-strategy-working <p>During a visit to Pittsfield on Monday, Massachusetts Governor Deval Partrick touted the state’s strategy to increase job growth. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:33:25 +0000 Jessica Marshall 85598 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick: Job Growth Strategy Working Mass. Gov. Patrick Says 'Maybe' To Higher Office http://wamc.org/post/mass-gov-patrick-says-maybe-higher-office <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick</a> is leaving the door open to a possible presidential bid.</p><p>The Democrat has said in the past that he plans to enter the private sector when his second term as governor ends next January.</p><p>But when asked by <a href="http://www.politico.com/" target="_blank">Politico.com</a> while attending the National Governors Association conference in Washington, D.C. on Sunday whether he could see himself at some point making a White House bid he said "Maybe."</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:21:39 +0000 Jim Levulis 84492 at http://wamc.org Mass. Gov. Patrick Says 'Maybe' To Higher Office Stockbridge Reverend Delivers Prayer At State Of The Commonwealth http://wamc.org/post/stockbridge-reverend-delivers-prayer-state-commonwealth <p>A reverend from Stockbridge, Massachusetts played a prominent role in<a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/pressoffice/speeches/0128-governor-patrick-delivers-state-of-the-commonwealth.html" target="_blank"> Governor Deval Patrick’s final State of the Commonwealth address</a> Tuesday night in Boston.</p><p>“And today in Massachusetts, you can marry whomever you love,” said Patrick.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:22:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 82848 at http://wamc.org Stockbridge Reverend Delivers Prayer At State Of The Commonwealth Berkshire Lawmakers On Gov. Patrick's Final State Of The Commonwealth http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-lawmakers-gov-patricks-final-state-commonwealth <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick</a> delivered his final State of the Commonwealth in Boston last night.</p><p>Governor Patrick consistently said the words “let’s keep going” as he reflected on his past seven years in office and promised a push toward the finish line in his last year.</p><p>“Creating opportunity, keeping the dream within reach, is the agenda now, just as it has been for the past seven years,” Patrick said. “Frankly, it is the only agenda I have ever had in this job and the only one worth having.”</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:04:47 +0000 Jim Levulis 82817 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Lawmakers On Gov. Patrick's Final State Of The Commonwealth MA Gov. Patrick Creates School Safety Task Force http://wamc.org/post/ma-gov-patrick-creates-school-safety-task-force <p>REVERE, Mass. (AP) — <a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Governor Deval Patrick</a> has asked a task force to develop a model plan that Massachusetts school districts can use to keep students, teachers and staff safe in emergency situations.</p><p>Patrick signed an executive order on Thursday at a school in Revere creating the task force. It will include the state secretaries of education, public safety, and health and human services, along with educators, police and emergency management officials.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:14:48 +0000 Jim Levulis 82012 at http://wamc.org MA Gov. Patrick Creates School Safety Task Force Mass. Governor Signs FY 2014 Budget, Vetoes Transportation Funding http://wamc.org/post/mass-governor-signs-fy-2014-budget-vetoes-transportation-funding <p></p><p>Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today signed the fiscal year 2014 budget into law and vetoed millions of dollars dedicated toward transportation and local aid in a bid to pressure lawmakers to accept his revisions to a still unresolved transportation finance bill.</p><p></p><p>Governor Patrick addressed reporters at a press conference after signing the $33.6 billion spending plan. He paid specific attention to programs that aim to close the achievement gap, reduce healthcare costs, and prevent youth violence.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:32:01 +0000 Lucas Willard 69112 at http://wamc.org Mass. Governor Signs FY 2014 Budget, Vetoes Transportation Funding 4/16/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/41613-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are Ray Graf and David Guistina. We will also welcome Kevin Moran, Managing Editor of The Berkshire Eagle for a portion of the discussion. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We will discuss yesterday's Boston Marathon bombings.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In this segment - we cut away for a press conference from Boston with Governor Deval Patrick and other officials.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62346 at http://wamc.org